America in 2020. People using forged (and mis-spelled) cards from a fictitious organisation to misrepresent legislation intended to protect disabled people so they can avoid showing a basic amount of courtesy to help protect others during a pandemic.
Not only is this bullshit ableist as hell, it would literally be easier just for these people to put a damn mask on their faces.
If you're in the US and someone hands you one of these, cut it in two and throw it in the trash.
@LexYeen An interesting name for it. Apt too. These people really do put themselves before anyone or anything else.
@LexYeen Ugh. Yeah. All part of the "fuck you, I've got mine" attitude. It's prevalent in the US, but pretty common among rightwing types elsewhere too, especially in Europe.
Honestly, the difference between the individualist culture in western countries and the collectivist cultures you find elsewhere is one of the reasons why I love East Asia so much.
We have no safety net
No real worker protections (because even if your boss violates it you cannot afford to sue them)
It is the perfect breeding ground for "if no one cares about me, why should I care about anyone else?"
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.